ETF strongly condemns the fact the European Commission’s “business ” approach to the Alitalia case.
Today, Italian unions are making history. For the first time, Amazon’s ENTIRE logistics chain is on strike in Italy for 24 hours. Amazon is outright refusing to negotiate a supply chain collective bargaining agreement that would also cover their subcontractors.
The ETF lends all of its support to Finnish railway union RAU and the Finnish locomotive drivers striking in Helsinki right now to protest against government-owned railway company VR and its attempts to weaken collective agreements and working conditions.
Public transport workers in Italy are on strike today to demand negotiations on a national sectoral collective agreement for public transport workers. The action of ETF affiliates FILT-CGIL, FIT-CISL, UILTRASPORTI is a result of the employers’ organisations’ refusal to negotiate the renewal of the agreement that expired on 31 December 2017.
Against all odds, ver.di’s collective bargaining campaign, including a nationwide strike, brought better working conditions and pay for 87.000 public transport workers across Germany.
Danish trade union 3F and the employers’ organisation Dansk Erhverv reached a national sectoral agreement covering Just Eat’s Riders. But this victory is only the beginning: ‘3F and the European trade union movement will not stop fighting for platform workers’ rights!’
Workers and their unions must be involved in the processes that implement technological developments to ensure that they are fair and that no worker is left behind!
ETF shares support and solidarity for EVG’s Keolis/eurobahn railway strike in Germany.
ETF welcomes the CBA and acknowledges it as a first step in the right direction. Further positive changes are on their way as on November 7, the official negotiations for a European-wide agreement between IG River Cruise, European Barge Union (EBU) and ETF commenced. European Social Partners hope to reach a meaningful agreement by Autumn 2020.